One more Thyme

15 Goodgymers helped their local community in Oxford
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Oxford

Wednesday 26th April 2023

Report written by Anwen Greenaway

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Last night we were asked to return to Cotswold House Eating Disorder Unit to work on the garden. The unit has a pretty courtyard garden filled with aromatic herbs, lavendar and buddleia. It's nicely thought out, with treats for the eyes and the nose, as well as being full of plants which pollinators love. Last year we did a couple of gardening sessions to keep the weeds at bay and as the weather starts to warm up it was high time we returned to give the garden a once-over before the weeds take hold. The pots and planters had been planted up with pansies since out last visit - lovely and cheery - and a general prune of the larger shrubs had obviously been done recently. That meant we didn't need to tackle too much bamboo and could focus on weeding between the paving, digging out long grass encroaching on the borders, and some light pruning and trimming of last year's dead growth to allow the newly emerging shoots to get light and space.

An hour flew by - it's easy to lose track of time when you're busy!


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Oxford
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Attendees
Suzy Bott
Fred Collman
Henry Gibson
Megan
Shati Patel
Emma
Sophie Wilkinson
Katie Fellows
Venetia Lipscombe
Matt Burton
Aoife Fitzgerald
Bethan Greenaway
Anwen Greenaway
Isabella Collins
Ellie Evans
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